Microsoft Updates HIPAA Rules for Their Cloud Agreement

The rules have been updated causing Cloud service providers to take notice. The new HIPAA security regulations now define them as "business associates" of HIPAA-covered entities such as healthcare providers and health plans. As such, Microsoft has announced an updated business associate agreement (BAA) for its cloud services that reflects the new HIPAA Omnibus Rule governing data security. Last week, Box, which offers another cloud storage and information sharing platform, made a similar announcement, claiming that its compliance with the latest HIPAA regs distinguishes it from most of its competitors. Read the full story here.



Comments

  • There are no comments yet. Be the first to comment!

Leave a Comment
  • Your email address will not be published. All fields are required.

Top White Papers and Webcasts

  • The importance of IT security to a business has never been greater. But often, investments are shelved or cutbacks are made. This can result in businesses unknowingly making compromises regarding their IT security. In this latest whitepaper from Kaspersky Lab, you'll find useful facts, examples and business case arguments to help you get buy-in and commitment from your business.

  • The ThinkCentre® Tiny-in-One 23 was built for fast deployment in and out of the classroom. We challenged a NASCAR pit crew to a friendly race: Watch our video to see if they can beat the ThinkCentre Tiny-in-One in a contest of speed and efficiency.

Most Popular Programming Stories

More for Developers

RSS Feeds

Thanks for your registration, follow us on our social networks to keep up-to-date